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“mOBAlize the vote” 2018

  • May 14, 2018

In the lead-up to the 2018 Ontario Election, the OBA has created “mOBAlize the vote,” a members-only area of its website, designed to connect OBA members with key features of the 2018 Ontario Election.

International Recognition of Trusts Act, 2017 comes into force May 1, 2018

  • April 06, 2018

The OBA has been advised by the Attorney General that the Convention on the Law Applicable to Trusts and on their Recognition, done at The Hague on July 1, 1985 (the Hague Trust Convention), and set out in Schedule 1 to the International Recognition of Trusts Act, 2017 will come into force on May 1, 2018

March is OBA Month at PBO

  • March 05, 2018

OBA Members are lawyers who know the value of volunteerism. As the largest voluntary legal organization in the province, OBA members make significant contributions to the profession every day, and this month, they are volunteering to help thousands of Ontarians get free legal advice for their civil legal needs.

Elizabeth Hall named new OBA Executive Director

  • February 01, 2018

After an extensive search process, The Ontario Bar Association (OBA) is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Hall is returning to the OBA, taking over the executive director position held by Steve Pengelly who announced his retirement in the fall of 2017 after more than a decade in service to the Association.